Within the silent world of visual art, i am a photographer and painter experimenting at the intersection of disciplines.

Chimaera, 2022, 18” x 11.5”, oil and silver emulsion on canvas (we all make mistakes, especially while learning and self taught.)

The Chimaera Project

The Chimaera Project travels from the realest of forms, 35mm black & white images of living orchids, to create abstract captures of the artist’s kinetic energy during compressed creative junctures in order to erect gateways through which one will encounter and interact with more surreal figures, landscapes, energies, and ideas.*

The Chimaera Dances (to one’s delight), 2022, 11” x 14”, silver emulsion and acrylic on canvas.

*Everything that i do is entirely serious and satirical at the same time.

The Artist At Work (in the studio.)

A Quiet Song

i have this fascination with the way that some art penetrates beyond the conscious surface, musically, into one’s dreams, desires, and alter’s one’s perception of the infinite details of their perceptual field, reconstituting one’s reality as one of many possible equilibria, sometimes carrying one into a new unexpected, unknown, and fantastic current.

Suggested Reading

Dalí, Salvador, 50 Secretos “Magicos” Para Pintar, 1951.

Huxley, Aldous. The Doors of Perception. 1954.

Joyce, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. 1916.

Kandinsky, Vassily. Concerning the Spiritual in Art. 1911.

Logan, John. Red. 2009.

Rothko, Mark. The Artist’s Reality: Philosophies of Art. 2005

Nietzsche. The Birth of Tragedy and Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

Woolf, Virginia. Oh To Be A Painter! 2021.

Elliott, Thomas Christopher, A Portrait of the Artist in Decline (link.)

Traditional Painting

The (rain’s) song, executed September 22, 2022, in the rain, watercolor on canvas, 38″ x 60″.

My traditional painting continues my exploration into pareidolia and kinetic energy, dreams, myth, and a search for a deeper meaning in nature. I explore regressive states, mania, the linkage between music, poetry, and literature with the visual, in addition to engaging in periods of meditation and contemplation between creative junctures. My art is experimental.

Artist in the studio, 2022.
Exile Above the Clouds 2.0, executed 2022, oil on canvas, 11″ x 14″.

Lens/Darkroom Photography

Ice Cave, taken in 2006, 35mm black & white film, available in digital print and as originally executed upon matte photographic paper in the darkroom in 2006, 8″ x 11″.